Posts Tagged ‘Chelan County Sheriff’s Office’

DUI Patrols Increase This Month During Leavenworth Oktoberfest

With Leavenworth’s annual Oktoberfest starting tomorrow, the Washington State Patrol, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and Wenatchee Police Department are increasing DUI patrols up and down the Wenatchee Valley. During the three-weekend event, the Patrol said its goal is to prevent serious injuries and fatal collisions. Extra patrols will be on-duty during the festivities, but they’re…

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Community Forum June 17 Tackles School Safety

How to make our schools safer is a critical question right now in NCW and across the country. This Monday, June 17, Wenatchee Valley College, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and the Criminal Justice Training Commission of Washington are hosting a free community forum at the Grove Recital Hall. Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett said local…

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Senior Parties Busted In Cashmere, Burch Mnt.

With graduations taking place tomorrow and Saturday, senior party season is here too. Local law enforcement is on the look-out for parties with minors in possession of alcohol and marijuana, and have so far busted one in Cashmere and one up Burch Mountain, said Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett. Burnett said three dozen minors will…

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Child Attacked By Cougar At Leavenworth’s Enchantment Park

Boy Escaped Injury, Cougar Later Killed – A cougar tried to attack a child in Leavenworth Saturday night and was then killed by Fish & Wildlife agents the next morning. Washington State Patrol and Chelan County Sheriff’s officials responded to Enchantment Park around dusk on Saturday after reports of a cougar prowling the area. The…

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Officers Of The Year, Peace Officers Memorial Part of National Police Week

Local law enforcement was honored at the 27th Peace Officer Appreciation Luncheon yesterday at the Wenatchee Convention Center, hosted by the Wenatchee Sunrise Lions Club. Seven officers were recognized at the luncheon as Officer of the Year for their agency: Deputy Ernie Senseney, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office; Deputy Gordon Mitchell, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office; Officer…

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Two Search & Rescues In Chelan County Over Weekend, One A Fatality

It was an average winter for search and rescues in Chelan County, Emergency Management Deputy Rich Magnussen told KOHO. But there’s already been a drowning on Lake Chelan and a skier was rescued from the Colchuck area.     A Tacoma man drowned in Lake Chelan Saturday afternoon when an inflatable kayak he and another…

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